Earth Touching Buddha Statue
Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, was born in Lumbini, Nepal,on a full moon. In this statue, the Buddha is practicing the "Bhumi-sparsha" mudra with his right hand. This statue depicts the moment of the Buddha's enlightenment under the holy Bodhi tree. The statue features a banded onyx cabochon. The honey shaded banded onyx is most commonly known to help the solar plexus chakra, giving one inner strength and courage. Banded onyx connects one to the " Earth Star", also referred to as "Mother Earth".